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      11-24-2010, 07:49 AM   #1
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Exclamation Official E89 Z4 Performance/Mod list

I'd like to thank Jason (Administrator) for his fast responce adding a subforum for all the tuning/technical talk.
This is a list with all the performance upgrades/peripherals up to date for the E89 specificly. If anyone wants to help out just post it here and we will summarize it after all input is done.

This is a partial rip from the 335 forum so all credits go to forum member imaznumkay who did the original list. I Just edited the list and took off/updated some products that dont or do apply to the E89 on my knowledge.

I will provide links for every Product later on as it is easy to look them up on a search engine. I thought this list was gonna be just a "copy-paste" but it actually took some time.

Exhaust Systems:
  • AC Schnitzer (Axleback) Quad Website
  • G-Power Exhaust (Axleback) Quad/Dual Website
  • Eisenmann Exhaust (Downpipe/back) Quad/Dual - Sport/Race Option Website
  • Hartge Exhaust (Axleback) Quad Website
  • Milltek Exhaust (Axleback) Dual Website
  • Remus Exhaust Dual Website
  • Rowen By Tommy Kaira Exhaust (Axleback) Quad
  • SuperSprint Exhaust (Axleback) Quad/Dual Website
  • Hamman Exhaust (Axleback) Quad - Sport/Race Option Website
  • 3DDesign Ehaust (Axleback) Quad Website
*Notice: The Race version in Europe are rated as Off-Road use Only (No TUV sound aproval)*

ECU Tuning/Piggyback:

  • AC Schnitzer (Flash)
  • Active Autowerke "Active Processor" (AEM F/IC)
  • CP-E StandBack TBA V2
  • Dinan (Flash-Stage 1, 2, 3)
  • EurotekGmbH (Flash Stage 1, Stage 2: Custom flash, Stage 3 TBA)
  • ESS (Flash)
  • GIAC (Flash-Stage 1, Stage 2)
  • G-Power Bi-Tronik Performance Module
  • Hamman (Flash)
  • Helix Attache
  • JuiceBox JB4
  • MANHART RACING Stage 1-5
  • Open Flash Tablet (OFT)
  • Vishnu Procede
*Notice: For DCT/N55/iS Vehicles custom maps may apply.*


  • AR Design with racing catís or Catless
  • MANHART RACING with racing catís or Catless (Part of a tuning stage)

Front Mount Intercooler:

All N54 Intercoolers should fit with small modifications

Blow-Off/Diverter Valves:
  • Active Autowerke BOV Kit
  • CP-E BOV Kit
  • Evolution Racewerks Bov/Diverter kit
  • FORGE diverter valves
  • Stett BOV/Diverter kit
  • Titek Innovations BOV Kit
  • Ultimate Racing BOV Kits - HKS, Tial

  • Bilstein Coilovers
  • Bilstein Springs
  • Eibach Springs
  • G-POWER RS-Coilover
  • Hartge Anti roll bars
  • H&R Street Perfomance Coilover System
  • H&R Sway Bars
  • H&R Sport/Race Springs
  • Koni Yellow Shocks
  • Koni FSD Shocks
  • KW Variant 1,2,3 Coilover System
  • Tein SS-P Coilover System
  • TEIN S-Tech Springs

Performance Brakes:
  • Brembo Calipers
  • BMW Perfomance calipers
*Notice: The performance Calipers addition might be tricky in the rear wheels Because of the BMW Electronic Brake Module*

Intake Systems/Filters:

  • aFe Stage 2 Sealed Air Intake System
  • BMS Single/Dual Cone Intake
  • Gruppe-M Intake
  • Vishnu Dual Cone Intake
    Drop-in Filters/Panels:
  • aFe Filter
  • Burger Motorsports Filter
  • K&N Filter
  • Macht Schnell

Limited Slip Differentials (LSD):

Reported fitments for E89 are with the Quaife and Wavetrack LSD but all should fit.
  • Drexler LSD
  • Hartge LSD
  • Koala Motorsports LSD
  • Metric Mechanic LSD
  • Quaife ATB LSD
  • Turner Motorsports LSD
  • Wavetrack LSD

Oil Coolers/Upgraded Cooling Systems:
  • AR Design Oil Cooler
  • Dinan Oil Cooler Upgrade
  • VK Motorwerks Oil Cooler Upgrade
  • TBA Stett Oil Cooler
*Notice: Some Oil cooler upgrades concern the 2009 model's that are not Factory equipped with one. Bigger oil cooler cores can be fitted with small modifications*

Bodykits/Aero kits:
  • AC Schnitzer
  • Hartge
  • Hamman
  • 3DDesign
  • Duke Dynamics

Retrofits from newer or other models:
LCI LED/Chrome side markers: Confirmed! Part number 63137303243-63137303244
Cruise control: Confirmed!
New style -/+ shifters: Confirmed!

This list was made/edited randomly, so no favoritism is intent

I will try to keep it updated as much as i can, if i missed anything, or something doesnt apply, please go ahead and pm me.
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

Last edited by Constant.S; 11-26-2013 at 01:24 PM.